James E. Murray

Born in Jackson County, TN on October 29, 1935

Departed on August 22, 2009 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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James E. Murray
James E. Murray, age 73 of Gallatin, passed away on Saturday, August 22, 2009. Mr. Murray was the owner of Murray Machine and Tool Company Inc. He had been a citizen of Gallatin for over 50 years. He was preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Myrtle Murray; daughter, Yvonne Adale Murray. He is survived by his wife, Betty L. Murray; daughter, Lorinda K. Scruggs; grandson, James Dylan all of Gallatin; aunts, Imogene Bearden of Lebanon, Dorris Redfern of White Plains; uncle, Mitchell Givens of Nashville. Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28, 2009 from the chapel of Gallatin Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Reese officiating. Interment will follow in the Gallatin Memory Gardens at Crestview where Mike Deering, Butch Groves, Jason Allen, Ray Comer, Johnny Jones, and Russell Reeves will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Rondell Pulley and Danny Sanders. Visitation will begin on Wednesday, August 26 at 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Online condolences may be submitted at www.gallatinfuneralhome.com. Gallatin Funeral Home & Memory Gardens at Crestview is in charge of the arrangements.

2 Comments to James E. Murray

    August 26, 2009 12:00 am

    Betty and Kaye,
    So sorry to hear about the passing of James. If there is anything we can do, let us know. I’m sure you have lots of good memories. We will have you in our prayers. My grandfather,Stokes, and James’ daddy were brothers. The Wiley Family

  2. wayne beard
    September 10, 2009 12:00 am

    I sure will miss ol’ James. He was very
    good to me over the years that I worked
    for him. He used to call me the
    “problem child” of Murray Machine.